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Profile lexID: 2283 Scientific: Gardineroseris planulata German: Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Gardineroseris (Genus) > planulata (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Occurrence: , Mozambique Australien, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Indo Stillehavet, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius , New Zealand, Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Syd Afrika, Øst Afrika Size: bis zu 50cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys Tank: ~ 150 Liter Difficulty: medium CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2007-06-24 12:13:36
Last edit: 2017-05-12 20:08:55
Gardineroseris planulata (Dana, 1846)
Colonies are massive to encrusting, sometimes with laminar margins. Pale or dark brown in colour, sometimes yellow or green.
Its commonly known as The Honeycomb This coral usually occurs on walls or under overhangs in clear water.
Similar is Pavona varians.
Its a host of a lot of ectoparasitic and endoparasitic animals (see also WoRMS).
Agaricia planulata Dana, 1846
Agaricia ponderosa Gardiner, 1905
Agaricia ponderosa var. minikoiensis Gardiner, 1905
Agariciella minikoiensis (Gardiner, 1905)
Agariciella planulata (Gardiner, 1905)
Agariciella ponderosa (Gardiner, 1905)
Asteroseris planulata (Dana, 1846)
Gardineroseris ponderosa (Gardiner, 1905)
Pavona (Polyastra) planulata
Pavona (Polyastra) ponderosa (Gardiner, 1905)
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Gardineroseris (Genus) > Gardineroseris planulata (Species)
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